Installation of Bishop Davenport

You are invited to the
Installation of Bishop Patricia Ann Curtis Davenport
September 22, 2018 at 2:00 pm
New Covenant Church of Philadelphia
The church is located at 7500 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19119
Parking is available at the church

If you’d like to go:  If there is enough interest, we will carpool from Durham Church to New Covenant Church in Philadelphia.  There is a sign-up sheet in the Narthex where you can indicate if you’re interested in attending, if you need a ride, or if you’re willing to drive.  Please sign up ASAP.

Choir: There will be a mass choir at the installation which will gather for rehearsals before the day of the installation. If you are interested in participating in the mass choir, please send an email to Ms. Tracey Beasley at [email protected]. The music directors will be in contact with rehearsal locations and times. On the day of the installation, choir is asked to arrive at noon.

Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are needed to help celebrate the installation of Bishop Patricia Davenport on Saturday, September 22. We are in need of ushers, greeters, Communion servers, on-call medical personnel, and leaders for processional groups. If you are able to volunteer, please fill out this form no later than September 4.   Depending on the volunteer role, you will be asked to arrive as early as noon on the day of the installation.  The worship team will contact volunteers with assigned roles and more information via email after September 4.

This will be a historic occasion, as Bishop Davenport will be the very first African-American female bishop in the ELCA!


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